MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Gaming 110%
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 63%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:05
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7600K-$208
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 526
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 538
MC Mixed 523
78% 523 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 396
Reflection 386
Parallax 410
124% 397 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 403
Splatting 249
130% 298 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 128%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Galax TA1D0240A 240GB
18GB free
Firmware: SBFM71.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 513
Write 383
Mixed 398
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 9.19
58% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.3
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 0.77
44% 99 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 85%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
922GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 106
Write 187
Mixed 144
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 1
247% 2.41 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.9
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 24
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 2,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,152
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